2016 Chevrolet Volt is a hybrid vehicle just like its predecessors. The carmaker is seriously interested in raising Volt’s sales and that is why there is a reduction of $5000 from its price.
Exterior and Interior Details of 2016 Chevrolet Volt
It is a four-door vehicle with a neat look and zero protrusion. The sheet metal has a well-sculpted look, which increases its aesthetics manifold. As per Chevrolet, Volt’s exterior design drew its inspiration from athletes with a toned body. The headlamps are LED, which ensure precise crystal clear illumination. Moreover, they look far better than halogen lights. Aluminum is used for manufacturing the hatch panel and the hood. There is nothing extra hip about the exterior designing for which Volt is well known. The headlamps do extend in length on the sides but it is quiet accepted as a design feature in cars. The tail lamps are aero optimized, which help the vehicle move with dexterity while the extra use of shiny metal on the grille, preserves some of Volt’s funky look. All the versions get 17-inch wheels.
The cabin comes with a choice of three colors ash gray, brandy and jet black. You will be exclusively treated to leather seats if you choose brandy or jet black. Heated steering is an optional feature and so is wireless charging facility. The dashboard displays an 8-inch screen, which you can touch and select various apps along with the standard MyLink system. The bench seat that requires straddling the hump makes it possible for 3 persons to sit in the rear row.
Engine and Mileage Details of 2016 Chevrolet Volt
The battery is capable of storing up to 18.4 kwh with a discharge of 120kw. It is expected to work better than previous versions, which has 17.1kwh with 110kw of discharge. Like previously, the cells are positioned in a T-form but their position has been changed. They are now situated in the lower part of the vehicle, which reduces its center of gravity. With this battery, Chevrolet expects the car to have an EV range of 50 miles. Information regarding the type of engine has not been revealed but it will provide 149 hp with 294lb-ft. of torque. Its MPG is 41.
2016 Chevrolet Volt Price and Date of Release
It should be available for around $39,995 and its release date should be sometime in the latter half of 2015.
The vehicle can be called a family car with greater utility than styling. The price is not bad and availability of shades and features should make buying 2016 Chevrolet Volt a fun-filled activity.